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March 1st, 2021:

OpenSchoolsCA Calls Governor Newsom & Democrats Plan a “Failure” VIEW>

March 1st, 2021:

13 Ways School Closures Hurt Kids and Parents VIEW>

February 25th, 2021:

Open School CA Demands Immediate Reopening of All Schools for All Grade Levels VIEW>

February 19th 2021:

Parents Across California Oppose Legislature's Weak Attempt at Getting Kids Back in School VIEW>

February 10th 2021:

Parents Urge Governor Newsom, Local Leaders to Reopen Public Schools for All Students VIEW>

January 25th 2021:

Parents Across California Band Together to Organize Statewide Movement to Reopen Public Schools for In-Person Education. VIEW>


"The Truth About Kids, School, and COVID-19

The Atlantic, January 28, 2021

Child Psychiatrists Warn That The Pandemic May Be Driving Up Kids' Suicide Risk

NPR, February 2, 2021


"C.D.C. officials say most available evidence indicates schools can be safe if precautions are taken on campus and in the community"

The New York Times, January 26, 2021


"Partly hidden by isolation, many of the nation’s schoolchildren struggle with mental health"
The Washington Post, January 21, 2021.

"What Does a More Contagious Virus Mean for Schools?"
The New York Times, January 17, 2021.

"Covid-19 Outbreaks Aren’t Driven by In-Person Classes, CDC Says"
Bloomberg, January 13, 2021.

"Op-Ed: Public Schools Should (Almost Always) Stay Open — It does the least harm to kids and adults"
MedPage Today, January 12, 2021.

"How Miami-Dade opened all its public schools -- and kept them open"
CNN, January 11, 2021.

"Moving California teachers to the front of the vaccine line might not be enough to reopen schools."
SF Chronicle, January 9, 2021.


"How the Pandemic Has Been Devastating for Children From Low-Income Families"
The New York Times, December 29, 2020.

"With Remote Learning, a 12-Year-Old Knows Her English Is Slipping Away"
The New York Times, December 29, 2020.


"Schools Rethink Covid Rules. ‘We’re Over-Quarantining Kids Like Crazy.’" 
The Wall Street Journal, December 24, 2020.


"Why British Kids Went Back to School, and American Kids Did Not"
The Atlantic, December 19, 2020.


"Let public health expertise guide school reopenings"
Boston Globe, December 17, 2020.


"Covid is having a devastating impact on children — and the vaccine won't fix everything"
NBC News, December 15, 2020.


"Reopening Schools Before a Children’s Vaccine"
The New York Times, December 15, 2020.

"Kids catch and spread coronavirus half as much as adults, Iceland study confirms"
National Geographic, December 10, 2020.


"Kids are hurting. Reopen California schools as soon as COVID rates drop"
Los Angeles Times, December 10, 2020.


"The risk of getting coronavirus at Bay Area schools is low. So why is fear of returning still so high?"
SF Chronicle, December 9 2020.


"Shutting school systems, wrong response to COVID-19, UNICEF says"
UN News, December 7, 2020.


" 'A lost generation': Surge of research reveals students sliding backward, most vulnerable worst affected."
The Washington Post, December 6, 2020. 


"5 Things We've Learned About Virtual School In 2020"
NPR, December 4, 2020.

"Pediatricians to San Francisco: Children are suffering, so reopen schools"
SF Chronicle, December 4, 2020.

"Is anyone asking us students for input about reopening schools?"
The Seattle Times, December 4, 2020.

"Editorial: California should be ashamed of its shuttered schools"
SF Chronicle, December 3, 2020.


"It’s time to admit it: Remote education is a failure"
The Washington Post, December 2, 2020.

"How Teachers’ Unions Are Influencing Decisions on School Reopenings" EducationWeek,
December 2, 2020.

"This entire second-grade D.C. class fell behind in reading. Now what?"
The Washington Post,  December 1, 2020.

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